Tag: Fred Skillern

Fairbanks is Luken to be competitive

Randy Fairbanks may have caused a head or two to swivel when he sent out a fundraiser notice through the local Republican Party email list. The names at the top of this screengrab suggest some serious cash could be raised

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Political news roundup

The month of November began on Friday, but since that’s not a great day to put out news releases, Monday was really the kickoff. Here’s a little of what went on. U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann may see another challenge from

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Kookogey Google News dislodged from my Feedly, and other gobbledygook

The “unannounced candidate” announced that he is not a candidate. Kevin Kookogey will not join Rep. Joe Carr in challenging U.S. Lamar Alexander. Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett, however, retains his spot in my list of potentials. Chairmen to battle

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Highlight reel for Friday, Feb. 17

Here is your week in Tennessee and Chattanooga politics, going back to last Friday. Weston Wamp unveiled his campaign slogan and a seven-point policy platform at Monday’s Pachyderm Club meeting. Coach Zach was on-hand. Chattanooga Mayor Ron Littlefield won a

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Dalton Roberts: County commissioners conduct ‘connivance’

Readers in other parts of the state, take heed: this could happen to you. Hopefully you have a wise civic leader on standby to help steer the listing ship back into a safe harbor. Dalton Roberts is a poet, a

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